Sturgeon River Progress

It is worth it, but few understand the cost of having a river in their city. No one wants to do without the river but many wish to complain about the cost to keep it healthy or traversable.

Sturgeon River work – 2005-2017

1. Soccer/Rugby fields upgrade

2. Rodeo and BMX grounds upgrade

3. R.E.E.P. < 475 volunteers; hundreds of trees, plants planted

4. Paul Kane Social Justice Group

5. Old Public Works Yard monitoring

6. Grocery Cart Program at Zellers keeps them out of the River

7. Public Works Cleanup annually

8. Graffiti removal on bridges

9. Outfalls installation

10. Consultant hired to report on the river

11. NAIT study of the river

12. Tree protection from beavers (Mesh Wire)

13. Skating rink on river at Braeside

14. Rock ‘n August shows along the valley

15. Flood plain mapping complete

16. Grey Nuns White Spruce Park

17. Storm-water pond installations

18. Story boards added and upgraded

19.Walkway at the Ray Gibbon underpass

20.Hired a person to focus on the River



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